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Current Job Opportunity


May 2, 2019

Closing Date


Position Number


Position Title

Senior Court Program Specialist

Job Location

Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida

Salary Range

$41,267.76 Annually

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to direct and supervise court programs. The position is responsible for supervising staff, planning, training, managing programs of responsibility, ensuring policy compliance, and performing relating administrative and clerical functions, including reporting. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Education and Training Guidelines


Refers to job specific training and education that is recommended for entry into the position. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Bachelor’s degree in law, paralegal, business administration or management, social work, or a closely related field.


Refers to the amount of related work experience that is recommended for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the required tasks. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience. Four years of related experience.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Required:

Refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations required to enter the position. Requires certification appropriate to the position.


Data Responsibility:
Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations. Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.

People Responsibility:
Supervises or directs others by determining or interpreting work procedures, assigning specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.

Communications Requirements:
Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex articles and reports; makes presentations to professional groups.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit.

Equipment Usage:
Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as digital recording equipment, computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing or custom applications.

Safety of Others:
Requires responsibility for the safety and health of others and for occasional enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.

Special Comments

The Senior Court Program Specialist position is responsible for monitoring the performance of the Domestic Violence Division. Directing and supervising the daily operations and staff. Evaluating process and analyzing data in order to develop and implement new or improved workflow processes for the division. Monitors and reviews new legislation, rules and other mandates requiring procedural and/or administrative changes in legal proceedings, and implements required changes. Supervises and assists with providing efficient service to court personnel and the public in compliance with organizational standards, policy and procedures. Responds to inquiries from the, public, Judges, court staff, state or local agencies. Maintains monthly and yearly statistics regarding volume and types of cases handled by program. Performs task such as preparing periodic employee evaluations, reviewing timesheets prior to submission, preparing correspondence and memoranda, and updating policy and procedures manual. This position conducts personnel management functions, including interviews, selection, counseling, disciplining, terminating or recommending termination. Assigns specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency. Plans, conducts and/or attend staff meetings, in-service training and summits. Attends technical or professional workshops or seminars to improve professional skills.

Knowledge of family forms and procedures and/or family law, court rules and procedures, and case management experience is desired. Must be able to work independently and work closely with others. Bachelor’s Degree in law, paralegal, business administration or management, social work, or a closely related field. Progressively responsible experience may substitute for recommended education on a year-for-year basis. This is a State funded position with benefits.

How to Apply

Please go to the following link for full posting and to apply:

For additional information, please contact Human Resources at (407)836-2261.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.